Masks are Required


Effective Monday, December 20th , Governor McKee’s Executive Order is in effect until rescinded or changed. 

  • All visitors to the Library will be required to wear a mask / face covering while visiting the building. 
  • Proof of vaccination will not be required. 
  • Masks/Face Coverings will not be required of anyone less than two years of age or if someone has a condition or disability that would prevent them from wearing a mask.  Under these conditions, suitable arrangements will need to be made for those visitors.


Open Sundays

Sunday Hours are Back!

The Library will be open
on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
on the following dates:
January 9, 23, 30 and February 6, 13, 27

In-Person Yoga Cancelled

Yoga Cancelled

In-Person Yoga has been cancelled for the month of January due to COVID-19 concerns. We hope to have in-person yoga sessions during the month of February.

Borrow Our Telescope!

The library now has an Orion StarBlast Astro Reflector telescope available for patrons aged 18 and older to borrow. The telescope, which was generously donated to us by Skyscrapers, Inc., is available to be borrowed for a period of one week. The telescope may be checked out or reserved downstairs at the Reference Desk.

Newspaper Articles From Home!


Search or browse a replica of the Providence Journal with full-color layouts of all news articles, graphics, advertisements, classifieds, weather reports, box scores, puzzles, cartoons and more. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Provides access to full-text articles from the Standard-Times (2009 - current ) Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Provides access to full-text articles from The Independent (2003 - Current ) Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.


Outdoor Wifi - Always Available

Free Parking Lot WiFi Brought to you by Ocean State Libraries, the Rhode Island Foundation, Oshean and The Rhode Island Take It Outside initiative with a generous donation of equipment from the Infomation Technology Disaster Resource Center. Simply visit the North Kingstown Free Library and connect to the outside network, Library_ParkingLot, from your car or our outside seating.


Mindful Making

Creativebug has classes that will instruct and inspire you through this period of our lives. Keep your hands active and your mind engaged.

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Consumer Reports

NEW! Access to Ebsco’s Consumer Reports product. Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. We use our rigorous research, consumer insights, journalism, and policy expertise to inform purchase decisions, improve the products and services that businesses deliver, and drive regulatory and fair competitive practices. In today’s rapidly evolving world, what we do at Consumer Reports must be as transformative and groundbreaking as the new technologies, products and services entering people's lives every day. We are passionate about our work because we know how much is at stake for you. We succeed in our mission every time your family gets a little bit safer, your finances get more secure, new technologies get more trustworthy, and the future gets that much brighter. Together we are creating a fairer, safer, and healthier world. 

Using this electronic resource, patrons have access to reviews that Consumer Reports does not include in the magazine. 



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South County Room Catalog

The South County Room of the North Kingstown Free Library houses many historic items related to the history of North Kingstown and surrounding areas. While most of our local history books can be found in the Ocean State Libraries catalog, our collections of historic photographs, documents, objects and more can be found at South County Room Collection Catalog. This catalog is by no means complete and will be growing over time, so please check back often!

Enter the South County Collection Catalog

COVID-19 Resources

Need resources relating to COVID-19? The library is pleased to announce its newest extensive website created by library staff regarding COVID-19. 

The website includes:

    • Information and Misinformation
    • Job and Employment Resources
    • Resources for Parents
    • Free Virtual Activities
    • Community Resources ... and so much more! 

Visit the website today!

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